Special Kids Receives Cares Act Funding

Sep 28, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

As a part of the Tennessee Community CARES Program, Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center was recently rewarded a total of $73,542 by the Tennessee Department of Human Ser.... Read More

MTSU fermentation science scholarship partnership gains $25K endowment boost from Molson Coors

Sep 28, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Athens, Georgia-based Terrapin Beer Co. is partnering with Middle Tennessee State University fermentation science, offering an annual $10,000 schol.... Read More

UPDATE: Eagle Scout Project for K9 Unit's in Rutherford County

Sep 25, 2020 at 02:35 pm by WGNS

Eagle Scout candidate Taylor Bell combined her love of dogs and law enforcement to design an obstacle course in agility for Rutherford County Sheriff’s K9s for her Eagle.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill Steps up Odor Controls in Response to Community Concerns

Sep 25, 2020 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Point Landfill announced Friday that the site has increased onsite odor controls and offsite monitoring in response to recent concerns by so.... Read More

Lottery Scam Alert for Rutherford County and Beyond

Sep 25, 2020 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

Have you received a phone call and the person on the other end of the line claimed that you just won a lottery? Maybe you don't recall registering to be in a lottery or buying.... Read More

Report finds 34.5% of Tennessee families are single-parent, 14th most in U.S.

Sep 25, 2020 at 07:17 am by WGNS

In Tennessee, 34.5% of families are headed by a single parent, which is above the national average of 32.1%. Out of all U.S. states, Tennessee has the 14th highest percentage.... Read More

Missing 28-Year old Reported in Murfreesboro

Sep 24, 2020 at 05:38 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are on the lookout for a 28-year old man. Evidently, the father of 28-year-old Davin King reports he has not heard from or seen his son in more than two we.... Read More

MTSU’s K9 celebrates his first ‘anni-fur-sary’ on the force

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:41 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For MTSU Police’s K9 handler and patrol specialist Zachery Brooker, the “loyalty” he receives from his K9 Bobby “can&r.... Read More

Courts, State Agencies Join Together to Host Innovative Eviction Summit

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:27 am by WGNS

Since the coronavirus pandemic struck in mid-March, the laws and regulations surrounding residential evictions have been changing quickly, leaving judicial staff, policymakers.... Read More

Smyrna Vice Mayor Charged with DUI

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:20 am by WGNS

The Vice Mayor of Smyrna, TN was arrested on Thursday (9/24/2020) morning. Marc Adkins was charged by a Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper with DUI. WGNS confirmed that Adkins w.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee appoints Eagleville senior to State Board of Education

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:07 am by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT As teenagers, Garren Hamby’s parents were involved in FFA.When their son showed an interest and their previous school district did not offe.... Read More

Ride to the Polls, Registering to Vote and Election Day in Rutherford County

Sep 24, 2020 at 09:18 am by WGNS

Early voting is coming up, but there is a deadline to register if you want to vote.(Soundbyte's below each sentence on WGNSradio.com)Rev. Dwight Ogleton is leading a gras.... Read More

Amerigroup Tennessee Ends Hunger Month with $10,000 in Donations in Murfreesboro

Sep 24, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

Amerigroup and its Foundation announced they are giving $125,000 to nonprofit organizations in Tennessee to support ongoing efforts related to COVID-19, as part Amerigroup&rsq.... Read More

Auto Theft Suspect with a Warrant in Rutherford County, Tackled to the Ground by Good Samaratin

Sep 23, 2020 at 11:48 am by WGNS

This past Saturday, an Antioch man with an outstanding warrant in Rutherford County was captured outside of a shoe store on West Main Street in Hendersonville, thanks to the h.... Read More

Alexander: Vaccine Program on Track to be an Unprecedented Sprint to Success

Sep 23, 2020 at 09:59 am by WGNS

“The Trump Administration’s program to develop and deploy a vaccine that will protect against COVID-19 is on track to be an unprecedented sprint to success,”.... Read More

Agriculture: Rutherford County’s Rachel Painter Garners National Honor

Sep 23, 2020 at 09:34 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A University of Tennessee Extension professional has been recognized nationally for her work with local Master Gardeners. Rachel Pain.... Read More

Absentee By-mail Voters Can Track Their Ballot Online

Sep 23, 2020 at 09:18 am by WGNS

Tennessee voters who request an absentee by-mail ballot for the Nov. 3 election can track the status of their ballot on the Secretary of State’s website using the Absent.... Read More

Talks of History in Rutherford County

Sep 23, 2020 at 09:04 am by Producer

Our Guest in Studio at WGNS talk about history in Rutherford County including the Spanish Flu of 1918, similar to COVID-19 today. Joining us are Pettus Reed and Frank Caperton.... Read More

Trade report: Tennessee exporters suffer ‘dreadful’ second quarter

Sep 23, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Tennessee exporters suffered a brutal second quarter, seeing a $2.5 billion year-over-year decline, according to the latest “Global Comm.... Read More

Driver License Testing Center in Murfreesboro Shut Down

Sep 23, 2020 at 07:52 am by WGNS

The Department of Safety reports the Murfreesboro Driver Service Office on Samsonite Boulevard has been closed down. The office was shut down on Tuesday afternoon due to a sho.... Read More